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C’mon doggies!


Western Bulldogs tragic and MIXX FM musical director Paul Fidler, left, couldn’t help but pull out the colours as his beloved team heads into its first AFL-VFL grand-final appearance in 55 years. He is pictured with ACE Radio Horsham general manager Scott Grambau, who played with Footscray junior teams in the early 1980s. The Bulldogs […]

Sail away with us…


The Weekly Advertiser features co-ordinator Bonnie Severin and 3WM and MIXXFM traffic co-ordinator Ash Magor are encouraging Wimmera shoppers to make the most of a Cruise Hawaii promotion. Throughout autumn, shoppers at participating Wimmera businesses have an opportunity to win an 11-night holiday package to Hawaii. The package includes flights, an extensive cruise, and accommodation […]

The Daily Grind: Morning dose of light-hearted fun

MIXXFM morning show The Daily Grind is quickly building a legion of fans with newcomer Kaycee Bould providing many listeners with a light-hearted boost to their mornings.

Donation launches big radio station telethon

FUNDRAISER: Sales managers Mark Sulic, The Weekly Advertiser, left, and Nathan Henry, 3WM and MIXX FM, work through radio telethon details with Wimmera Health Care Group public relations co-ordinator Amelia Crafter. Picture: MICK SHANNON

Philanthropist Geoff Handbury has provided a $50,000 gift to kick-start an August 14 radio telethon to raise money for a new Wimmera Cancer Centre. Mr Handbury, who owns The Weekly Advertiser and radio stations 3WM and MIXX FM, made the donation through the Geoff and Helen Handbury Foundation. The seven-hour radio telethon on MIXX FM […]

Super winner


Supergas Horsham manager Peter Russell, right, presents competition winner Debbie Milgate, from Minyip, with prizes – a portable gas oven and quad burner wok cooker – that she won through a 3WM-MIXX FM competition, asking for listeners’ best camping recipe. Debbie’s winning recipe was golden syrup dumplings.   Get the full story in the June […]

Wimmera league broadcast live

The Stawell versus Ararat football match will be broadcast on radio station MIXX FM on Saturday. The Wimmera League match will be broadcast live from Central Park, Stawell, from 1.30pm to 5pm. 3WM’s Saturday Morning Breakfast Show team will host the broadcast, continuing Ace Radio’s commitment to broadcasting football in the Wimmera-Mallee-Grampians region.   Get […]

Telethon for centre

A seven-hour radio telethon on radio station MIXX FM next month will aim to help fundraisers generate $1-million needed in community pledges to build Horsham’s new Wimmera Cancer Centre. ACE Radio Broadcasters’ Horsham station has committed radio air time from 9am to 4pm on August 14 for the telethon as part of a Rachael’s Wish […]

Anzac Day broadcast paves fresh direction

ON THE BURST: Stawell’s Tom Eckel gets a kick away, aided by a strong shepherd from Brenton Potter against Horsham Demons.

Radio station MIXX FM in Horsham will break new ground this Saturday night when it broadcasts a Wimmera Football League Anzac Day match between Horsham and Horsham Saints live from Horsham City Oval. It will be the first time the station has broadcast a regional home-and-away match in the Wimmera and the first time it […]

It could only happen…

Staff at radio station 3WM concerned about the potential damage caused by a mob of gregarious corellas high up on a radio tower at the Horsham station have resorted to a unique way of dislodging the visitors. This initially involved some loud hand clapping. But this was obviously to no avail! What to do next? […]

Dropped in


Media personality and entertainer Denis Walter led celebrations at Carols in the Grampians at Halls Gap late last week. But he also had commitments with his 3AW afternoon show and linked in for a live broadcast from Horsham’s 3WM studios. He is pictured with Horsham program manager Emma Elsom shortly before dashing off to get […]


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